Skip to main content

Islanders claim goaltender Berube off waivers

by Staff

The New York Islanders on Tuesday claimed goaltender Jean-Francois Berube off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings.

Berube, 24, led the Kings' American Hockey League affiliate in Manchester to a Calder Cup championship last season. He won 37 games in the regular season with a 2.18 goals-against average and .913 save percentage, and 13 games in the postseason.

He had 28 wins with a 2.37 GAA and .913 save percentage for the Monarchs the previous season.

Berube was a fourth-round pick (No. 95) in the 2009 NHL Draft.

The Islanders, who open the season Friday against the Chicago Blackhawks at Barclays Center (7:30 p.m., NHLN), have Jaroslav Halak and Thomas Greiss as goaltenders on their roster. Halak is questionable for the opener with an upper-body injury.

View More

The NHL has updated its Privacy Policy effective January 16, 2020. We encourage you to review it carefully.

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.